Sunday, 13 April 2014

Little Boxes

Last year my brother, who is a carpentry whiz, constructed and painted seven bluebird boxes. Tree swallows soon moved into them and raised broods. Late this afternoon, I saw a snowy owl using one of these boxes as a hunting platform. Was it a coincidence that the owl chose a white box to help blend in? 

Spiffy homes for seven lucky bird couples.

A snowy owl was using a white bird box as a hunting platform.

In profile, this one seems to have bushy eyebrows, a la Groucho Marx.

My backyard wild bunnies must look pretty tasty to a large owl!

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